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Faith Beyond Despair: Building Hope in the Holy Land

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Based upon conversations recorded by a French journalist, this book mixes autobiographical reflections with a critique of the contemporary state of the Middle East. It tells the stories of many individuals working for peace and of his own work, especially with children and students of the school and college he has founded. Fr Elias Chacour, author of the bestselling books ...more
Paperback, 118 pages
Published July 28th 2011 by Canterbury Press Norwich (first published March 30th 2004)
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Elias Chacour is a very brave and accepting man. His courage takes him in many directions definitely NOT prescribed by the general inhabitants of the land of Israel. His writing draws you in.
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Elias Chacour is the Archbishop of Akko, Haifa, Nazareth and All Galilee of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. Noted for his efforts to promote reconciliation between Arabs and Israelis, he is the author of two books about the experience of Palestinian people living in present-day Israel. He describes himself as a "Palestinian-Arab-Christian-Israeli".

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